Courses Concussion Awareness

 

 

CONCUSSION AWARENESS

Unfortunately, concussions are incredibly common and can happen to anyone who receives a traumatic head injury. If concussion goes unnoticed and untreated, it can lead to long term dizziness, headaches and confusion for the sufferer. Therefore, it is vital that your staff are aware of concussions and know what to look out for in order to protect your patients.

 

Concussion Awareness Training Course Outline

The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of concussion and the signs of concussion, as well as the relevant legislation.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • Defining concussion
  • Signs of concussion
  • Signs in children
  • Risk factors
  • Important preventative techniques

Concussion Awareness Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • What happens in the brain when a concussion occurs
  • What physical and mental signs you need to look out for that may indicate that a concussion is present
  • The signs and symptoms you should watch for in children, which can dramatically differ from those in adults
  • Which risk factors may lead to a longer recovery period
  • Important preventative techniques